Fearless Knitting: Mattress Stitch Seam

Seaming.  How does that one little word make you feel? Confident?  Or would you rather turn and run from the pattern?Mattress-Stitching-RTPOur goal is to give you what  you need to approach seaming fearlessly!Jenny dug into our archives to find some popular classic patterns that are seamed.  This child's pullover would be a good place to start.Debbie-Bliss-RTPIf you'd like to try your hand at a seamed poncho, this one is timeless!Easy-Folded-Poncho-RTPIf you're really brave and would like to make an adult sweater, here are a few time-tested possibilities!arabella-RTP Breton-RTP Cornice-RTPSeaming, especially when it comes to sweaters, adds structure and prevents stretching.  Strong shoulder seams are particularly important because the weight of the sweater hangs from them.Knitting your sweater in pieces makes it more portable, also! Plus, there's just something magical about watching two pieces come together as you seam them.Our next Fearless Knitting technique demonstration is the Mattress Stitch Seam.  Join Jenny on Thursdays, September 8th and 15th or Saturdays, September 10th and 17th from 11am - noon to gain confidence in this essential seaming technique.  You will have a chance to practice on your own before you leave! As always, Jenny's free knitting help hour is from noon until 1pm those days.We hope to see you and increase your seaming confidence!